Giorgos Seferis

(13 March 1900 - 20 September 1971 / Izmir)

Comments about Giorgos Seferis

  • Bozhidar Pangelov Bozhidar Pangelov (5/14/2010 10:22:00 AM)

    Comparisons are inappropriate. Is a unique feeling when you're at sea and from the Balkan Peninsula.

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  • Lamont Palmer (3/15/2006 1:58:00 PM)

    I have was just introduced to this poet yesterday. He is no doubt on par with Eliot, Pound, Stevens, and Hart Crane.

The Leaf Of The Poplar

It trembled so, the wind set it sailing
it trembled so, how could it not yield to the wind
far beyond
the sea
far beyond
an island in the sun
and hand gripping oars
dying the last stroke at the sighting of port
tired eyes closing

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